The Red Nest - dogs welcome

32 Mistake Drive, Lake Tekapo
Max Guests

About this Holiday House

OFF-PEAK Spring specials available for stays of 2 or more nights between 1 Oct - 22 Dec 2022. This modern unit might be small but it has everything a larger house has including a washing machine. Relax and enjoy the spectacular mountain views or on cooler days curl up with a book and keep warm with the ease of the heat pump. Fully equipped modern kitchen including a dishwasher, small oven, cook top and microwave. Double bedroom, small single room and bathroom. Ideal for a single, or two people. This self contained cottage is situated beside 'Castle Hall' a larger property, making it the ideal place to stay when travelling with friends or family and you wish to have your own space but to be close. By prior agreement, well-behaved family dogs are welcome to stay with you at the property (not fenced). A small fee applies and owners are expected to follow a few simple rules. Please enquire. The house offers WI-FI, but please note that the internet connections in Tekapo are generally slower than many parts of N.Z.

Details and amenities

Child friendly
Pet friendly
Linen provided
No smoking
No disabled access
Heating & cooling
Heat pump
Extra Bedding
Washing Machine
Tea, coffee, sugar etc
Electric heat

Bed layout

1 Queen(s), 1 Single(s)

Special Attractions and Activities Nearby

Tekapo has a lot on offer whatever the season...skiing, boating, fishing, walking, tramping, mountain biking, photography, star-gazing, horse treks, scenic flights, ice-skating, golf, paddle boarding, 4WDing, hot pools...and more! Excellent base for a day trip to Mount Cook/Aoraki.


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Date rangeRatesMinimum stay
1 Oct - 20 Oct $199 / Night for 2 guests2 Nights
24 Oct - 9 Nov $199 / Night for 2 guests2 Nights
13 Nov - 22 Dec $199 / Night for 2 guests2 Nights
24 Dec - 3 Jan $265 / Night for 2 guests3 Nights
Rest of year$265 / Night for 2 guests2 Nights
1 Oct - 20 Oct
$199 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 2 Nights
24 Oct - 9 Nov
$199 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 2 Nights
13 Nov - 22 Dec
$199 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 2 Nights
24 Dec - 3 Jan
$265 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 3 Nights
Rest of year
$265 / Night for 2 guests
Min. stay: 2 Nights
Rates shown are valid until 30 Sep 2023. Please enquire for later dates.

OFF-PEAK Spring SPECIAL rates above apply to 1-2 people staying 2 or more off-peak nights between 1 Oct -22 Dec 2022, excluding statutory weekends.

Dog fee: $20/stay

Linen, towels and cleaning is included in the rate.

If you don't receive a response to an enquiry within 24 hours please call or email us as they sometimes go missing in action! / 03 6806 942.

Please note, the minimum night stay may increase during peak periods. One night stay requests may be accepted depending on season and availability, and incur a small surcharge. Discounts available for extended stays. Please enquire :-)

Check-in is at our Discover Tekapo office between 2-6 pm. Late arrivals possible by prior arrangement.

Please be assured, if Covid-19 restrictions at the time of your stay prevent you from traveling, we will ease our cancellation policy as see fit.


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